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For Perkins students, a special touch

Ally Foster, a student at the Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, explored the textures of a circus horse yesterday as part of an annual “Touch Tour’’ arranged by the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey troupe during its visit to the TD Garden. Ally Foster, a student at the Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, explored the textures of a circus horse yesterday as part of an annual “Touch Tour’’ arranged by the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey troupe during its visit to the TD Garden. (Bill Greene/Globe Staff)
By L. Finch
Globe Correspondent / October 16, 2010

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It was a great day at the circus. About 50 elementary and middle school students from the Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown gathered on the arena floor at the TD Garden yesterday morning with Ringling Brothers performers and animal trainers and were given the opportunity to touch a collection of costumes, makeup, and animals. (Full article: 163 words)

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